Welcome to Year 3
Hello and welcome to Year 3.
Year 3 is an exciting time for everyone as the journey through Key Stage 2 begins and the children really develop the skills of independent learning. We will, of course, be having lots of fun along the way.
Throughout the year we will be exploring many exciting, engaging and interesting cross-curricular topics which include: ‘Roots and Shoots’, Extreme Earth’, ‘Mighty Metals’, ‘Stone Age – Tribal Tales’, ‘Predator’ and ‘Groovy Greeks’.
Some of the topics will have a Creative Homework project linked to them, giving the children the opportunity to showcase their interests, strengths and talents.
Regular reading at home, will reinforce the skills developed at school in order to ensure that children enjoy and understand the texts that they read. It is expected that children read at least 3 times a week at home.
Please ensure PE kits and water bottles are in school.
Mr Rich and Mrs Comins and the children promise to work hard, so that we are all able to be the best we can be!
Keep checking out our page to see what we get up to!
During "Welly Wednesday" we collected leaves and made masks for nature heroes. We looked online to explore the nature trust and find out about how they protect our environment and our wildlife.
We launched our topic with a superhero dress up day. We practised our skills on the iPad by taking pictures of each other in different superhero poses.
This week we used music and ribbons to create a firework dance. We built a bonfire with leaves and twigs and danced around it, using high and low movements, twirls and jumps. Finally we added music to make the sounds of different fireworks and made our movements match the sounds....
Teddy Bear Picnic
To celebrate the end of our memory box topic, we invited our teddy bears to an extra special picnic. We designed, made and evaluated a range of sandwiches and played circle games. We had a fabulous day.... we think our teddy bears did too!
The Wild West
Foundation have loved learning about The Wild West. They have been visited by Cowgirls on their horses and Sheriff Kelvin and have made their own tepees and dreamcatchers!
Egg decorating, egg rolling and an egg hunt solving clues!
Our Christian Experience
On Tuesday, Foundation and Key Stage 1 got together to explore the Easter Story through art, song and reflection. They spent all morning working in mixed year group teams, and made their way around 8 stations throughout school, where they made twig crosses, re-enacted the Last Supper, made palms, reflected in the...
We were very lucky in the FSU to see the chicks hatch before our eyes and even got the chance to hold them!
During trekking this week we used the nets and tanks to see what we could find in our pond. We were so excited to find lots of frogspawn which we looked closely at back in the classroom. We even got to see some very tiny tadpoles!
Today Foundation were very lucky to have a visit from the Fire Service. We learnt all about fire safety, looked inside a fire engine and had a go at using the hose!